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Ute Frietsch (Hg.): Alchemy and the Early Modern University. Ambix. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry 68 (2021), Issue 2–3.
Open Access: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/yamb20/68/2-3

“The question of institutional association is crucial for the historical assessment of alchemy and for the determination of its intellectual place in early modern Europe. In that regard, an assumed disconnect between alchemy and the university has played a decisive role in its historical appraisal. Perceived as an occult practice, historical alchemy has long been treated outside the precincts of European academic learning. Recent decades, however, have witnessed a change in this traditional picture with ground-breaking and detailed research brought to bear upon uncovering alchemy’s knowledge networks, terminology, methods, and technical procedures. Re-examining the question of alchemy’s standing at early modern European universities was the intention of an International Conference, ‘Alchemy and University,’ which took place at the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel in November 2019. The papers included in this special issue of Ambix derive from that conference.” (Ute Frietsch: Alchemy and the Early Modern University: An Introduction, Open Access: https://doi.org/10.1080/00026980.2021.1936800)

Zu der Tagung "Alchemy and University – Alchemie und Universität" (Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel, 20. bis 22. November 2019) liegen folgende Tagungsberichte vor:


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In der Herzog August Bibliothek werden derzeit zwei DFG-Projekte im Programm „Eigene Stelle” zum Thema Alchemie durchgeführt:

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